The Laurels is committed to effective communication during this unprecedented time in our history. We regularly apprise guests, families, and associates to changes in facility status and policy as needed and as deemed appropriate.
We have been humbled by the support we’ve received from the local community and we truly appreciate everyone’s continued cooperation and understanding. For more information and resources regarding COVID-19, see the COVID-19 Resources page.
A Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
The Laurels of Sandy Creek is an 87-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center operated by Ciena Healthcare. Located in peaceful Wayland, Michigan, between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, we offer comprehensive health care services to all our guests at our facility, whether they are with us for short-term respite, rehabilitation or hospice care, or have chosen an extended stay. In addition, our Maplewood of Sandy Creek assisted living community offers 20 assisted living studio apartments on the same campus.
Our licensed therapists craft individualized rehab programs for guests who are with us for short-term stays. Working in in consultation with each guest’s doctor, our team will speed the transition from hospital to home.
Guests who are staying with us for an extended period find we have everything they need to continue enjoying the benefits of homes. We offer delicious home-style meals; daily activities that allow you to continue learning and doing; and events that ensure you’ll celebrate special occasions with your family just as you always have.
We offer all this in light of our unique philosophy, The Laurel Way of Caring, which means our dedicated staff will always extend to you the dignity, respect, companionship and compassion we believe you deserve.
We provide a complete range of services for patients that are unable to return home after a hospitalization. Our programs provide a safe transition from hospital to home with a depth of services that typically can not be provided through home health care or by family members.Learn More
Extended and long-term care stays are appropriate for individuals that require greater levels of care and support than can be provided at home or within an independent living setting. Our guests typically need assistance with their daily activities due to physical and/or cognitive limitations.Learn More
Short-term respite stays offer a family or caregiver a short-term reprieve from the demands of around-the-clock care. Our twenty-four hour nursing care at our skilled nursing facilities assures that all medications are taken on time and any necessary medical treatments are provided.Learn More
Palliative care provides comprehensive symptom management along with guest and family support when cure-oriented treatment is no longer possible or desired. Within a palliative plan of care, emphasis is placed on guest comfort and emotional well-being.Learn More
You are sure to enjoy your fine dining experience with us. We are proud of our nutritious and appetizing meals serviced in a fine dining atmosphere. Our dining philosophy enables you to experience the service and selections you would expect in a nice restaurant.Learn More
We can bring joy to your life through companionship, activities, and laughter. We will establish an individualized activity program and you will receive a monthly calendar that features all of the scheduled events, times and locations so you can plan your activities in advance.Learn More
"All the staff was courteous and friendly and they sure keep it nice and clean. The food they served was so good that I wanted my picture taken with someone from the kitchen!"
"The Laurels has been a great experience for me! I was nervous about having to come for therapy, but the therapy department has been wonderful to me. The staff is so friendly, caring and truly wants the best for you. There were many days that I just wanted to give up because it was too hard but they kept me going! I was unable to walk on my own where I arrived and within 3 weeks, I am scheduled to "walk" out of here to return home."
The Laurels treats you like you are a 'mother' or 'grandmother'."